Portuguese A1
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Portugali keel A1
Course title in English
Portuguese A1
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
Ana Sofia Chermont de Magalhaes (portugali) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To develop prerequisites for the acquisition of oral and written language skills in Portuguese at A1 level (Breakthrough) according to ELP (the European Language Portfolio). The course is designed to target the students who have no knowledge of Portuguese
Brief description of the course
Integrated development of the proficiency of the four language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) in accordance with the A1 language level. Systematic treatment of Portuguese phonetics, grammar, vocabulary and orthography. Expansion of vocabulary on the following topics: people; professions; places (including place of residence); finding one’s way at the university and in the city; reality and wishes.
Independent work
Individual work involves fulfilling home assignments, homereading, work with dictionaries, preparation for individual and group presentations both in oral and written form.
Learning outcomes in the course
Student is able to use learned forms in everyday topics in compiling oral and written texts;
can recognise and form learned grammatical forms, understand everyday speech, read simpler descriptive and simpler fictional texts;
is able to read correctly simpler texts in Portuguese;
is able to pass an A1 level proficiency exam.
Assessment methods
Written and oral examination
Ana Sofia Chermont de Magalhaes
Replacement literature
Õppematerjalid, mis vastavad A1 tasemele. /Study materials appropriate to A1 level.